have you, no matter where she went that would be the case. if she went to florida for a week, you'd still -- we would still be paying, you know, some of those additional expenses. so i think where she went in terms of the cost is probably less of the issue. >> and, you see, cost -- go ahead. >> alex, i think, you know, we have this charlie rangel case. he's a well-liked guy in town. people have been talking about on our network and elsewhere is this sense of entitlement of people in power that they can do all these things that normal people can't do. and now that the times are so difficult, people are upset as they can be about government spending and debt. they're cutting back themselves. these pictures are disastrous for the political class generally. >> i -- look, i understand why some people would be upset about it. all i'm suggesting is that there is a perspective here that as a parent, you know, particularly someone in such a high profile position, you want to be able to do things for your children.